We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for an anthropology degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,378 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

24% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,498 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

37% above average compared to other degrees

$ 47,470 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

47% above average compared to other degrees

What do anthropology graduates earn?

Anthropology students make an average of $53,150 per year after graduation. This is 20% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 53,150 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 11% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees


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